Rien

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See also: rien, ríen, and rieŋ

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as Reensterzyl in 1527. Borrowed from West Frisian Rien, derived in turn from a hydronym derived from Proto-Germanic *raino (boundary, border).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: Rien

Proper noun[edit]

Rien n

  1. A village in Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, Netherlands.

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian rein, from Proto-West Germanic *regn, from Proto-Germanic *regną.

Noun[edit]

Rien m

  1. rain

Derived terms[edit]